Safety & Security

U.S. House Bill Would Fund School Bus 3-Point Seat Belts

Rep. Steve Cohen representing the 9th District of Tennessee introduced legislation that would require federal funding to equip all newly purchased large school buses in the U.S. with lap-shoulder belts, and it would penalize states for not passing school bus illegal passing and driver background laws.

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IC Bus Issues NHTSA Recall to Fix Faulty Hose

Navistar Inc. submitted a parts recall notice to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for hoses in the IC Bus CE and BE school bus models that have the tendency to overheat from repeated use.

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Student Transportation Inc. Celebrates Safety Wall of Fame Inductees

WALL, N.J. —Student Transportation Inc. ("STI") (TSX:STB) (NASDAQ:STB), the largest independent provider of school transportation and management services in North America, honored some of their ‘best of the best' employees, who have displayed an outstanding commitment to safety in addition to exhibiting leadership in their communities, by inducting them into the annual STI Safety "Wall of Fame". This is the fourth annual Wall of Fame celebration for STI, which leads the school transportation industry with the highest DOT safety rating for the top ranking school bus contractors.

FMCSA Releases Final Rule for New CDL Applicants

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced comprehensive national minimum training standards for entry-level school bus and motorcoach drivers seeking to obtain a commercial driver’s license or endorsement.

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